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Practice Nurses

We have two part-time practice nurses Elaine Hendry and Niamh Heald, they are on hand to give advice on many aspects of healthcare, minor illnesses and lifestyle.

Services include:-

  • Cervical smears
  • Chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease etc)
  • Venipuncture
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • New patient medicals
  • Dressings and suture removal
  • Immunisations (Note – nurses and GPs will no longer be doing childhood immunisations)
  • Injections
  • ECGs
  • Warfarin monitoring
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Contraception advice/prescriptions

Nurse Elaine Hendry (f)

Practice Nurse

Nurse Niamh Heald (f)
Practice Nurse


Healthcare Assistants (including Phlebotomy)

Avril McLaren is our Healthcare Assistant whose duties include:

  • Venepuncture
  • ECG
  • Suture removal
  • 24-hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Chaperone

Mrs Avril McLaren (f)

Healthcare Assistant